Employment

October 27, 2014

Middle Class Squeeze: 7 Things That Are No Longer Affordable

During debates and speeches, politicians often bring up the financial burden that’s placed on the middle class. So who, exactly is the “middle class?”  In its […]
October 24, 2014

Half of College Students Consider Dropping Out Due to Debt

A new report sheds light on just how burdensome student loan debt is.  According to Citizens Financial Group, 49% of college students considered dropping out of […]
October 23, 2014

What's in Your (Consumer Loan) Wallet?

A new TransUnion study found that the consumer loan wallet – the composition of loans that people typically carry – has materially changed for both the youngest and […]
October 13, 2014

It's the Little Things: 5 Ways to Hurt Your Credit

Here’s one of the tricky lessons about credit scores: They’re about more than credit. While it’s extremely important to make loan payments on time and use […]
October 10, 2014

Who Inherits Your Debt When You Die?

Most of us would love to be able to leave a nice inheritance to our spouse, kids, grandkids or other loved ones. However, many baby boomers […]
September 25, 2014

72% of Americans Say the Recession is Still On

Americans have a bleak outlook about both the nation’s financial health and their own, according to the 2014 American Values Survey released by the Public Religion […]
September 24, 2014

DC Boasts Highest Median Household Income

Income levels were not statistically different for most states from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the […]
September 23, 2014

Long-Term Unemployment Lingers Long After Recession

Of those who sustained the worst blows from the Great Recession, few have healed, according to a Rutgers University study released this week.  Federal figures indicate […]